Raptors Soccer Players Sign With Colleges


Wednesday nights was a big night for the Raptors Soccer Club. 12 seniors from the U18-19 team signed college letters of intent.

A 13th senior will sign in a few weeks. That means every senior in the program this year will wind up playing in college.

“They’re a great group of kids,” says Raptors coach Frank Mateus. “More important than how good they are is how committed they are. We’ve had a great run but more importantly they’ve continually gotten better and they’re excited about playing at the next level which is a fun experience for us.”

Following is a list of the girls and the schools they’ve signed with.

Abigail Austin (Hononegah HS) UW OshKosh , WI

Lauren Chacon (Dixon HS) Lewis , IL

Mackenzy Jankiewicz (Belvidere HS) Charthage College, WI

Emily Liebert (Hononegah HS) Carroll College, WI

Erin Mercer (Hononegah HS) UW Whitewater, WI

Adela Pelayo (Harlem HS) Judson College, IL

Lauren Phillips (Hononegah HS) U of Minnesota Moorehead, MN

Ellie Provo (Dixon HS) St.Francis U, IL

Maria Schmidt (Boylan HS) Lourdes University, OH

Madisyn Smith (Boylan HS) UW Whitewater, WI

Meghan McCarthy (Beloit Memorail HS) Ripon College, WI

Abby Beck (Winnebago HS) Carroll University, WI

Valerie Franklin (Beloit Memorial HS), TBA

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